[LinuxBIOS] different versions of the GA-M57SLI-S4 (PLCC vs SPI)

Ward Vandewege ward at gnu.org
Thu Aug 30 14:09:20 CEST 2007

Hi Chris,

On Thu, Aug 30, 2007 at 12:35:47PM +0100, Chris Lingard wrote:
> Same problem here, my M57SLI has been at the computer shop for over one 
> week awaiting the modification.
> They say the socket that I got is wrong, (PLCC32).
> Will the SST 49LF040 be wrong too.

Most likely if your board is not plcc.

> The BIOS chip is a tiny chip soldered on long legs, where the factory 
> chip was.

Does it look like the picture under 'SPI' that I've just put on the M57SLIS4
wiki page?

> Is the modification now wrong?

ST, can you chime in here?


Ward Vandewege <ward at fsf.org>
Free Software Foundation - Senior System Administrator

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